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Working on Niwot Ridge

Working on Niwot Ridge

In these videos, travel with researchers to Niwot Ridge, where they look at how climate change is affecting alpine ecology and the snowpack that gives much of the American Southwest…

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Alaskan Coastal Erosion

Alaskan Coastal Erosion

In Alaska, the coastal bluffs along the Beaufort Sea, between Point Barrow and Prudhoe Bay, are eroding in a hurry. Shrinking sea ice, warming seawater, and increased wave activity are…

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Sea Ice gets Pushy

Sea Ice gets Pushy

Sea ice pushes up the small, manmade drillling island Oooguruk on June 23, 2009. Oooguruk is located just offshore the Colville delta along the Beaufort Sea of Alaska. The island was constructed…

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Mountain Hydrology Group - Colorado Snow Research, 2011-2019

Mountain Hydrology Group - Colorado Snow Research, 2011-2019

Snow hydrology field work on and around Niwot Ridge, Steamboat, Senator Beck basin, and Grand Mesa, Colorado in January and May 2011, winter 2012, May 2013, summer 2014, May 2015, 2017, Feb-Aug 2017 and summer 2019.…

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Mountain Hydrology Group - Profiler probe - 2009

Mountain Hydrology Group - Profiler probe - 2009

The experimental spectral profiler probe is designed to measure snow grain size vertical profiles without the need to dig a snow pit. The device operates using a similar principle as…

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